Mixed lighting is obviously a challenge, in the images you posted it worked out pretty well but it could have been a lot worse.
I've seen excellent examples of multiple exposure - one of the Kodak books, I think - where one exposure was made at daytime to capture the outdoors scenery through the windows, and one exposure at night, using different filtration, to capture the indoors scene. Very tedious of course, and not always possible, but the results can be stunning.
There's a good example of multiple exposure in Simmons: "Using the View Camera, revised edition", a an exterior photo of the post office building in Stockton. First exposure long before sunrise to get the interior lighting, with filtration to make the fluorescent lighting warm an pleasand Second exposure 30 mins after sunrise captured the exterior in bright sunlight.
(I could not find that image online).
I'm in... sorry about the dust/quick scan
Pictured Rocks... Munising MI. 4x5 gaeorsi... schneider 58mm 5.6... velvia 100
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gaeorsi 4x5 super-angulon 5.6/58mm xl velvia 100
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Here's a recent one from Detroit's abandoned Train Station, aka, Michigan Central Station
4x5 provia 100
On a scanning roll... here's another MCS shot
I'll smooth this out sooner or later.. sheesh
Thanks for the encouragement!!
I think I got a handle on it ... here's one from the 16th floor and I'm off to bed.
Ebony, Betterlight, Holmes, Booth & Haydens 6" Petzval lens
This month's shooting is all about the 'neighborhood'. No fences here between homes.. and some are more 'rustic' than others
This was one of the last LF frames I took. 8x10 using a Cooke triple at the 311 length using Vericolor Neg IIRC, facing West just after sunset. This was in Salton Sea, CA and where our next workshop is being held:
Here's another one, but cropped to pano format. IIRC, this was taken with a Computar 210 on Astia, facing West just at sunrise:
Beautiful images Jim and Jack. Thanks for sharing.
Just the type i am looking for , for my forum calendar plans for 2012/13 .
I took a screen shot and removed the magenta cast from the sky and the mountains . Not perfect , but good enough for a quick jpg screen shot . Looks great .
Thanks for sharing .
... That "magenta cast" was real --- it is fairly common to get a magenta to blue sky gradient during early morning and evening light in the desert. You'll notice it's only in the sky, and not on the trees or building...
That's okay --- would have been nice if there were some clouds in the sky to go bright pink too
Here's one of my latest. A little while ago already, I need to do 4x5" more... Fuji 160 NPS, beaten up Busch Pressman D, Angulon 90/6.8. No miracles, but it does the job. Comments welcome!
I welcome all. Approximately one year ago, I began to shoot in landscape at 9x12, see Technical questions I have not bothered you before, I had operational experience in technical photography, including with the use of LF. Landscape for my new employment, so your comments will be very useful for me. Linhof Technica, SA65, f19, 1 / 30, Film E100G. Miass River, Southern Ural Mountains, Russia.
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Hi Yuri, Great image but you knew that of course
Assuming this is late afternoon, I think an interesting variation would have been to make another exposure 30-60 min later, to get even more glow from the white canyon wall, as well as more pronounced shadows from the trees to the right.
Colors look a bit strong for E100G - is this a straight scan or modified WRT color and contrast?
Thank you Lloyd and Lars! For me Your words are a big score. Yes Lars course you are right you can wait 30-40 minutes, but after 60 minutes of the walls of the canyon is covered by shadow, including the trees on the right. Also I wanted to keep the texture in the foreground and the shades of shrubs right after they'd lost in the shadows. Contrast the scene is very high I could not even put it in the breadth of E100G-bottom right corner, possibly due to lack center-filter. Lars is the saturation curves of channels in the LAB, again failed to meet the breadth of the film can play as Velvia.
Oh - no center filter. That's a problem with a 65 and slide film. I think that's the technical advice I would give - get a center filter if you can, and also try to use ND grads to balance dynamic range when appropriate.
Yes, LAB saturation boost, now that you mention it it's obvious in the blues-yellows.
Welcome to the forum!
Yes Lars center-filter uncompromising solution to this problem when you shoot obtained failures in the shadows of the gradients will not help.
Роб спасибо.Общение в форуме доставляет мне большое удовольствие и конечно весьма полезно для моего творчества. Ранее я задумывался о приобретении центр-фильтра и Lee ND 0.6;0,9 сейчас необходимость назрела.
Thanks Rob. Dialogue in a forum delivers me a great pleasure and certainly it is rather useful for my creativity. Earlier I reflected on acquisition of the centre-filter and Lee ND 0.6; 0.9 now necessity has ripened.
Yuri, if available, buy color negative film and your latitude problems will be solved (most of the time). Portra160NC/VC are fabulous films.
Tex. I love Portra 160 in MF when it is not necessary the big increase. The high density of a filter layer and non-uniform high granularity does not arrange in it a filter layer that badly approaches for scanning. Very much it is pleasant to me Portra 160 shown in developer with ЦПВ-1 still the Soviet manufacture. Thus granularity strongly increases, and colours are transferred in style of a retro very pleasant warm colours sometimes it pertinently.
Multiple natural gas well site, downtown Fort Worth, TX. 8x10, Fuji 250mm. File size: 18k x 14.4k pixels.
Yes, this shot was taken with XVa, both elements mounted, 311mm configuration. As I recall it was a 2 minute exposure at f32 on Vericolor III.
I find myself wishing that 8x10" didn't exist
Jack, I must say that you have owned a stunning amount of top-gear equipment, like Lotus, Ebony, Phase, Rodenstock and Schneider, and often some of the very most desirable of the pieces. Either you have managed your money extremely well, or you are married to a dealer!